LINCOLN – Connie Claussen Field on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Omaha will host the Championship Final Games of the 2023 NSAA State Softball Championships on Monday, October 16, 2023. Games leading up to the Championship Finals will continue to take place in Hastings at the Bill Smith Complex the preceding week. A change in the championship bracket format allows for this change of venue for the Championship Finals.
“Having the NSAA State Softball Championship games at Connie Claussen Field will give our student-athletes an opportunity to play in a high-caliber championship venue. The venue is TV ready and the live broadcasts will increase the exposure for NSAA softball,” said Dan Masters, NSAA Assistant Director in charge of softball.
“Omaha Athletics is excited to be chosen to host the NSAA State Softball Championship Games at Connie Claussen Field. We thank the NSAA board for the opportunity to showcase the best talent in the state of Nebraska on UNO’s campus at an elite facility named after a true pioneer in women’s athletics,” said Adrian Dowell, Vice Chancellor/Director of Athletics at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.
All NSAA State Softball Championship Finals will be televised live on Nebraska Public Media on Monday, October 16, 2023.
About the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA)
The NSAA, based in Lincoln, Nebraska, is the statewide leadership organization for high school sports and performing arts activities. Since 1910, the NSAA has provided leadership and support for education-based interscholastic sports and performing arts activities that help students succeed in their lives. The NSAA enforces rules and regulations promulgated by the member schools, providing for a level competitive playing field in sports and activities. NSAA organizes and administers regular and postseason activities in 29 different sports and activities. Game officials and activities judges are registered by the NSAA and assigned by NSAA for postseason competition. For more information about the NSAA, visit the NSAA website at www.nsaahome.org.